Solidus with bust of Johannes, struck at Ravenna

Roman
Imperial Period
A.D. 423–425


Mint: Ravenna

Dimensions

Diameter:21 mm. Weight: 4.40 gm.

Accession Number

35.326

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Johannes bearded, right, diademed, draped, and with cuirass.
DNIOHAN NESPFAVG
Reverse: Johannes standing right holding standard and globe surmounted by Victory. His left foot tramples on crouching captive.
VICTORI A AVGGG In field left and right: R V In exergue: COMOB

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)